Vangi Bath Recipe | How To Make Vangi Bath Recipe

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Vangi Bath is a traditional South Indian dish that originates from Karnataka. It consists of fried brinjal and rice, typically accompanied by Mosaru Bajji or Raita for dipping sauce. This delicious meal frequently shows up on menus at specialty restaurants as an appetizer course when chefs are in the mood to indulge their creativity with vegetables!

Vangi Bath Recipe | How To Make Vangi Bath Recipe

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 3 Calories: 337
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Vangi Bath is very popular dish in Karnataka. It is also known as Eggplant rice. In this recipe, we are using home made masala powder which gives nice flavor to rice. You can store the vangi bath masala in air-tight container for one month. In this recipe, fried rice prepared with Brinjal.




  1. Dry roast gram dal, urad dal, half of the cumin seeds, half of the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, star anise, cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, coriander seeds and red chilies.

  2. Let them cool down for some time and then blend them to make a fine powder and keep it aside. This is called Vangi Bath Masala.

  3. Now heat oil in a pan and add rest of the cumin seeds and mustard seeds, and let them splutter for a minute.

  4. Add ground nut and fry them for 2 mins. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute it for a minute.

  5. Then add green chilies, chopped brinjal, salt, turmeric powder and mix well.

  6. Cover the lid and let it cook them until the brinjal becomes tender and soft. After that add masala powder which we prepared at first then mix well.

  7. Now add cooked rice and mix well. Finally add chopped coriander and serve hot.

  8. Serve vangi bath with sambar or yogurt.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 337kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%
Sodium 3mg1%
Potassium 104mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 50g17%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Protein 5g10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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